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Modern Languages Level VII Version: GPS 08-09

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Unit Name: SP VII 01 Immigration and Emigration

Essential Question

  • What similarities and differences are there between being a tourist and being a traveler?
  • How does a person's language, culture, and traditions influence their experiences when they travel and their lives when they move to another country?

    Enduring Understanding

    Students will be able to present and defend various viewpoints on the reasons and effects of immigration and emigration on the United States and Spanish-speaking countries.

  • Topic 1

  • Trips
  • Tourism
  • Immigration
  • Bilingualism
  • Biculturalism
  • Hotels
  • Historical and Cultural Sites in Spanish-speaking countries
  • Topic 1 Standards and Elements


    Unit Vocabulary

    • Transportation
    • Travel
    • Descriptive adjectives
    • Likes and dislikes
    • Government
    • Traditions

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